JAM Wahcko Plus

JAM pedals are used by Bernie Marsden, Dweezil Zappa and Nels Cline among others.

Each has circuitry based on classic '60s and '70s vintage pedals using high-quality (often NOS) components. This Wahcko Plus, for example, features a red Fasel inductor, carbon-comp resistors, tropical fish capacitors and a highly-specified pot.

This is an expressive and vocal wah with a lovely smooth sweep through any of the six selectable frequency ranges on its six-position rotary switch. It also provides a useful range of treble boosts.

MusicRadar Rating

4.5 / 5 stars
Pros

Six sweep ranges; adjustable treadle stiffness; LED status indicator.

Cons

No markings to indicate sweep knob position.

Verdict

One of the best of its breed, both in sound and practicality - an LED lights when it's active and you can change how loose the treadle is with an Allen key.

Unit Power Source

9 Volt Batteries 9V DC Adaptor

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